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Cites and Cycads : A User's Guide (Paperback) (Catherine Rutherford)

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Stout cycads are an ancient plant species, pre-dating dinosaurs and remaining virtually unchanged for millions of years. These living fossils” offer an important link to prehistoric times, and their rarity and highly threatened status mean regulations are more important than ever.CITES and Cycads offers straightforward guidance on the trade regulations set by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), combining rules and exemptions with information on distribution, trade routes, and conservation status. Written for the non-expert, it features identification tips and a checklist of cycad species as well as notes on illegal trade and suggestions on handling enforcement. A CD-ROM containing a fully illustrated PowerPoint with speaker’s notes rounds out this comprehensive guide to regulating these venerable and tenacious plants.
Stout cycads are an ancient plant species, pre-dating dinosaurs and remaining virtually unchanged for millions of years. These living fossils? offer an important link to prehistoric times, and their rarity and highly threatened status mean regulations are more important than ever.
CITES and Cycads offers straightforward guidance on the trade regulations set by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), combining rules and exemptions with information on distribution, trade routes, and conservation status. Written for the non-expert, it features identification tips and a checklist of cycad species as well as notes on illegal trade and suggestions on handling enforcement. A CD-ROM containing a fully illustrated PowerPoint with speaker?s notes rounds out this comprehensive guide to regulating these venerable and tenacious plants.
Number of Pages: 114
Genre: Science, Nature
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Botany, Trees + Forests
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Catherine Rutherford
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2016
TCIN: 16400622
UPC: 9781842464892
Item Number (DPCI): 247-33-2057
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